Obesity: What Employers Can do to Address this Ongoing Epidemic

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Obesity: What Employers Can do to Address this Ongoing Epidemic

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When:  Nov 18, 2021 from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM (CT)

Event Description

Obesity is the most prevalent chronic condition in the U.S. impacting more than 4 out of 10 American adults. More than 24 million (31%) full-time employees have obesity and 32 million (37%) are overweight. If the current trend continues, 51% of the population will have obesity by 2030.

At this session you will:

  • Learn why treating obesity as a chronic condition is critical to fully impacting population health and wellbeing
  • Understand why you can’t impact other comorbidities if you don’t first address obesity
  • Identify strategies to achieve success in managing obesity and related comorbidities
  • Hear how leading employers are using plan design to support a comprehensive obesity care continuum

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  • Bruce Sherman MD Bruce Sherman, MD Medical Advisor & Professor National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions & Dept of Public Health Education, University of North Carolina, Greensboro
  • Tara Sherman Tara Sherman Mental Health & Well Being Strategy Leader The Boeing Company
  • Abby Abigail Ammerman Manager Benefits Programs HEB Grocery Co.

Registration Fees

  • Members $0
  • Employer Non-Members $0
  • Non-Members $0

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HRCI Accreditation

This program has been pre-approved for 1.5 recertification credit hours through the HR Certification Institute (HRCI). For more information about certification or recertification, visit www.hrci.org. The use of the official seal confirms that this Program has met HRCI's criteria for re-certification credit pre-approval.